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Our knack for recognizing faces helps us communicate with those around us and learn about our environment.
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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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Video chats tax our attention systems without delivering the same social rewards as in-person interactions — leaving us exhausted and dissatisfied.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 8, 2020.
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Researchers are studying the chemicals and structures behind charitable brains.
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Pregnancy sculpts the brain in a way that may improve social cognition and caregiving.
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Becoming a parent can induce significant changes in the brain.
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Efforts to uncover nature's way of initiating labor led to the basic science discovery of a brain chemical that is involved in a host of social behaviors.
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Mice, bugs and hamsters are no longer the only way to study the brain. Functional MRI (fMRI) allows scientists to map brain activity in living, breathing, decision-making human beings.
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